Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is McKenzie vs Jones?
Aaron McKenzie could potentially face the challenge of Joshua Jones, in Spring 2022.
The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
McKenzie vs Jones stats
Aaron McKenzie would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Joshua Jones would make his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Jones would have a slight advantage in power over McKenzie, with a 45% knock out percentage over McKenzie's 36%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that McKenzie and Jones would be pretty equal, both with a 36% submission rate.
Aaron McKenzie is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
McKenzie has a height advantage of 3 inches over Jones. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
McKenzie is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year later than Jones, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 6 more professional rounds, 35 to Jones' 29.
McKenzie vs Jones form
Aaron McKenzie has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Lucas Clay at LFA 128 on 8th April 2022 by split decision in their LFA Lightweight championship fight at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Brandon Phillips at LFA 104 on 16th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, Shawnee.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joe Giannetti at LFA 94 on 30th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Hartman Arena, Park City.
Before that, he had defeated Gl ucio Elizi rio at LFA 88 on 21st August 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.
He had been beaten by Chris Gonzalez at Bellator 239 on 21st February 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
Jones has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Kyle Driscoll at Cage Warriors 133 on 4th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Del Mar Arena, San Diego, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Johnny Cisneros at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Darren Smith Jr at Bellator 219 on 29th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jacob Rosales at Bellator 201 on 29th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula.
He had defeated DeMarcus Brown at Bellator 193 on 26th January 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
In terms of recent activity, Aaron McKenzie has been fighting more than Joshua Jones.
Aaron McKenzie last fought 7 months and 25 days ago, while Joshua Jones' last outing was 8 months and 29 days ago.
McKenzie's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on McKenzie vs Jones?
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